Country Comparison > Area

RankCountryArea (sq km)
1Pacific Ocean155,557,000
2Atlantic Ocean76,762,000
3Indian Ocean68,556,000
4Southern Ocean20,327,000
5Russia17,098,242
6Arctic Ocean14,056,000
7Antarctica14,000,000
8Canada9,984,670
9United States9,826,675
10China9,596,961
11Brazil8,514,877
12Australia7,741,220
13India3,287,263
14Argentina2,780,400
15Kazakhstan2,724,900
16Algeria2,381,741
17Congo, Democratic Republic of the2,344,858
18Greenland2,166,086
19Saudi Arabia2,149,690
20Mexico1,964,375
21Indonesia1,904,569
22Sudan1,861,484
23Libya1,759,540
24Iran1,648,195
25Mongolia1,564,116
26Peru1,285,216
27Chad1,284,000
28Niger1,267,000
29Angola1,246,700
30Mali1,240,192
31South Africa1,219,090
32Colombia1,138,910
33Ethiopia1,104,300
34Bolivia1,098,581
35Mauritania1,030,700
36Egypt1,001,450
37Tanzania947,300
38Nigeria923,768
39Venezuela912,050
40Namibia824,292
41Mozambique799,380
42Pakistan796,095
43Turkey783,562
44Chile756,102
45Zambia752,618
46Burma676,578
47Afghanistan652,230
48South Sudan644,329
49France643,801
50Somalia637,657
51Central African Republic622,984
52Ukraine603,550
53Madagascar587,041
54Botswana581,730
55Kenya580,367
56Yemen527,968
57Thailand513,120
58Spain505,370
59Turkmenistan488,100
60Cameroon475,440
61Papua New Guinea462,840
62Sweden450,295
63Uzbekistan447,400
64Morocco446,550
65Iraq438,317
66Paraguay406,752
67Zimbabwe390,757
68Japan377,915
69Germany357,022
70Congo, Republic of the342,000
71Finland338,145
72Vietnam331,210
73Malaysia329,847
74Norway323,802
75Cote d'Ivoire322,463
76Poland312,685
77Oman309,500
78Italy301,340
79Philippines300,000
80Ecuador283,561
81Burkina Faso274,200
82New Zealand267,710
83Gabon267,667
84Western Sahara266,000
85Guinea245,857
86United Kingdom243,610
87Uganda241,038
88Ghana238,533
89Romania238,391
90Laos236,800
91Guyana214,969
92Belarus207,600
93Kyrgyzstan199,951
94Senegal196,722
95Syria185,180
96Cambodia181,035
97Uruguay176,215
98Suriname163,820
99Tunisia163,610
100Nepal147,181
101Bangladesh143,998
102Tajikistan143,100
103Greece131,957
104Nicaragua130,370
105Korea, North120,538
106Malawi118,484
107Eritrea117,600
108Benin112,622
109Honduras112,090
110Liberia111,369
111Bulgaria110,879
112Cuba110,860
113Guatemala108,889
114Iceland103,000
115Korea, South99,720
116Hungary93,028
117Portugal92,090
118Jordan89,342
119Azerbaijan86,600
120Austria83,871
121United Arab Emirates83,600
122Czech Republic78,867
123Serbia77,474
124Panama75,420
125Sierra Leone71,740
126Ireland70,273
127Georgia69,700
128Sri Lanka65,610
129Lithuania65,300
130Latvia64,589
131Svalbard62,045
132Togo56,785
133Croatia56,594
134British Indian Ocean Territory54,400
135Bosnia and Herzegovina51,197
136Costa Rica51,100
137Slovakia49,035
138Dominican Republic48,670
139Estonia45,228
140Denmark43,094
141Netherlands41,543
142Switzerland41,277
143Bhutan38,394
144Guinea-Bissau36,125
145Taiwan35,980
146Moldova33,851
147Belgium30,528
148Lesotho30,355
149Armenia29,743
150Solomon Islands28,896
151Albania28,748
152Equatorial Guinea28,051
153Burundi27,830
154Haiti27,750
155Rwanda26,338
156Macedonia25,713
157Djibouti23,200
158Belize22,966
159El Salvador21,041
160Israel20,770
161Slovenia20,273
162New Caledonia18,575
163Fiji18,274
164Kuwait17,818
165Swaziland17,364
166East Timor14,874
167Bahamas, The13,880
168Montenegro13,812
169Puerto Rico13,790
170Vanuatu12,189
171Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)12,173
172Qatar11,586
173Gambia, The11,295
174Jamaica10,991
175Kosovo10,887
176Lebanon10,400
177West Bank5,860
178Brunei5,765
179Trinidad and Tobago5,128
180French Polynesia4,167
181Cape Verde4,033
182South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands3,903
183Samoa2,831
184Luxembourg2,586
185Comoros2,235
186Mauritius2,040
187Virgin Islands1,910
188Faroe Islands1,393
189Hong Kong1,104
190Sao Tome and Principe964
191Turks and Caicos Islands948
192Kiribati811
193Bahrain760
194Dominica751
195Tonga747
196Micronesia, Federated States of702
197Singapore697
198Saint Lucia616
199Isle of Man572
200Guam544
201Andorra468
202Northern Mariana Islands464
203Palau459
204Seychelles455
205Curacao444
206Antigua and Barbuda442.6
207Barbados430
208Heard Island and McDonald Islands412
209Saint Vincent and the Grenadines389
210Jan Mayen377
211Gaza Strip360
212Grenada344
213Malta316
214Saint Helena308
215Maldives298
216Cayman Islands264
217Saint Kitts and Nevis261
218Niue260
219Saint Pierre and Miquelon242
220Cook Islands236
221American Samoa199
222Marshall Islands181
223Aruba180
224Liechtenstein160
225British Virgin Islands151
226Wallis and Futuna142
227Christmas Island135
228Dhekelia130.8
229Akrotiri123
230Jersey116
231Montserrat102
232Anguilla91
233Guernsey78
234San Marino61
235French Southern and Antarctic Lands55
236Saint Martin54.4
237Bermuda54
238Bouvet Island49
239Pitcairn Islands47
240Norfolk Island36
241Sint Maarten34
242Macau28.2
243Tuvalu26
244Saint Barthelemy21
245Nauru21
246Cocos (Keeling) Islands14
247Tokelau12
248Paracel Islands7.75
249Wake Island6.5
250Gibraltar6.5
251Clipperton Island6
252Navassa Island5.4
253Ashmore and Cartier Islands5
254Spratly Islands5
255Coral Sea Islands3
256Monaco2
257Holy See (Vatican City)0.44

Definition: This entry includes three subfields. Total area is the sum of all land and water areas delimited by international boundaries and/or coastlines. Land area is the aggregate of all surfaces delimited by international boundaries and/or coastlines, excluding inland water bodies (lakes, reservoirs, rivers). Water area is the sum of the surfaces of all inland water bodies, such as lakes, reservoirs, or rivers, as delimited by international boundaries and/or coastlines.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012

See also: Area map

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